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IADC WELLSHARP Well Control for Drilling Operations - Introductory

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IADC WELLSHARP Well Control for Drilling Operations - Introductory


LO1: Explain well control concepts
LO2: Perform basic well control calculations
LO3: Understand mud & pit management
LO4: Define risk management
LO5: Describe the causes, warning signs and indicators of kicks
LO6: Describe shut-in processes and procedures
LO7: Identify the main well control methods
LO8: Understand the roles of crew members during well kill operations
LO9: Complete kill sheets
LO10: Identify drilling equipment and its functions

Target Group

Oil & Gas Industry (Onshore & Offshore)


No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
This course is a prerequisite to the IADC Wellsharp online exam.


A mock exam is included in this course.
On completion of this e-learning course, you will receive login details to sign in and sit the final IADC Wellsharp exam online.

Course Contents

This course gives candidates a practical understanding of the features of drilling a well and the fundamental principles involved in maintaining well control. The training reinforces the critical body of knowledge and set of job skills required by rig personnel during drilling operations.

On completion of the e-learning and online assessment, delegates are required to book into a RelyOn Nutec IADC accredited centre to sit the final test through the WellSharp Testing Database. Successful completion of both the course and final test leads to accreditation by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).

This course equips rig crew personnel with the knowledge that enables them to play an active role in preventing, recognising and responding to well control incidents during drilling operations.